World Bank approves major investment in water security for Cambodia

The bank said in a news release that over 113,000 people in Cambodia are expected to benefit from better water supply infrastructure following the approval on June 21 of a new World Bank-supported project. ...

AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501510586/world-bank-approves-major-investment-in-water-security-for-cambodia/

MRC members see 61 projects along the Mekong River and its tributaries

Cambodia and Thailand have the fewest infrastructure projects on the Mekong or its tributaries among the four member countries of the Mekong River Commission (MRC). According to the commission, there are a total of 61 projects on the tributaries and the main body of one ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mrc-members-see-61-projects-along-the-mekong-river-and-its-tributaries

PWSA profit rises 35.62% in Q1

Public-listed Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PWSA) recently declared a profit of KHR 52.09 billion ($12.59 million) for the first quarter (Q1) of 2024, a rise of 35.62 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501504460/pwsa-profit-rises-35-62-in-q1/

Thirty villages in Kampong Speu lack clean water after stream dries up

Clean water supply by Veal Pong water station has been disrupted as the river in Snampuk Village, Veal Pong Commune in Udong District, Kampong Speu province dried up for the first time since operations began four years ago. ...

Runn Sreydeth
https://cambojanews.com/thirty-villages-in-kampong-speu-lack-clean-water-after-stream-dries-up/

Hainan Litree plans to invest up to $100 million in Cambodia’s Clean Water Sector

On May 10, Hem Vanndy, Minister of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation (MISTI), received representatives from Hainan Litree Purifying Technology Co., Ltd. and discussed the company’s interest in expanding its investment in Cambodia’s clean water sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501486640/hainan-litree-plans-to-invest-up-to-100-million-in-cambodias-clean-water-sector/

Dams and climate change choke the Mekong: livelihoods and ecosystems are at stake

The Mekong River, a lifeline for millions in Southeast Asia, is facing an ecological crisis. Unpredictable water levels, declining fish stocks, and the disappearance of the iconic Irrawaddy dolphin threaten the livelihoods and traditions of communities along the river. ...

Sovann Sreypich
https://cambojanews.com/dams-and-climate-change-choke-the-mekong-livelihoods-and-ecosystems-are-at-atake/

PPWSA, VCGP sign $103.3M deal for water treatment plant in Bakheng

In a move towards enhancing Cambodia’s water infrastructure, the Phnom Penh Water Authority (PPWSA) and Vinci Construction Grands Projets (VCGP) have finalised $103.3 million contract yesterday for the design and construction of the third drinking water treatment plant in Bakheng. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501471588/ppwsa-vcgp-sign-103-3m-deal-for-water-treatment-plant-in-bakheng/

Cambodia’s ambitious Funan Techo canal project sparks concerns near and far

Heang Nang Eng, 60, had a bad feeling when she first heard rumors about a canal project that would impact the Prek Ta Hing stream near where she lives. ...

Seoung Nimol and Ly Rosslan
https://cambojanews.com/cambodias-ambitious-funan-techo-canal-project-sparks-concerns-near-and-far/

Water supply, sanitation coverage in rural Cambodia hits 85 percent, PM

About 85 percent of the rural population in Cambodia now have access to clean water supply and sanitation, Prime Minister Hun Manet said here on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501459775/water-supply-sanitation-coverage-in-rural-cambodia-hits-85-percent-pm/

Minister, World Bank discuss active and new water projects

The Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology received a senior World Bank delegation to exchange lessons learned from on-going water and irrigation projects to improve the implementation of a new one. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501459832/minister-world-bank-discuss-active-and-new-water-projects/

Ministry of Environment launches clean water campaign to reduce water pollution for people’s health

Clean water is an important source for sustaining life, and in line with this statement, the Ministry of Environment has taken a step towards preventing pollution into the water surface by reducing pollution sources into the water to help protect the health of the people ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501449414/ministry-of-environment-launches-clean-water-campaign-to-reduce-water-pollution-for-peoples-health/

Government expedites land registration in Tonle Sap Zones

The government is establishing a commission to expedite land registrations in the Tonle Sap zones. It will handle registration for both state and private lands in a timely, accurate and effective manner. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501438230/government-expedites-land-registration-in-tonle-sap-zones/

Water shortages to end in capital from February: PPWSA

Residents of Phnom Penh will no longer face water shortages from late February, as daily supply capacity is set to exceed one million cubic metres, according to the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA).​ ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-shortages-to-end-in-capital-from-february-ppwsa

Cambodia promotes water action by all for World Food Day 2023

Cambodia joined countries across the globe to promote water action as part of the country’s 2023 World Food Day commemoration, which took place in Kouloab commune, Chet Borei district in Kratie province. The commemoration event was held under the global theme, Water is Life, Water ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501380934/cambodia-promotes-water-action-by-all-for-world-food-day-2023/

Govt, World Bank discuss water resources development

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has asked the World Bank to develop a management plan for the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers to ensure water resources, improve flood prevention and restore vulnerable rivers. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501367750/govt-world-bank-discuss-water-resources-development/

Lack of clean water, sanitation, and hygienic controls in Cambodia promotes the emergence of drug-resistant E. coli

A new study suggests that Escherichia coli and other disease-causing microbes are passing easily between humans and animals in Cambodia, a country where clean water, sanitation and hygienic controls are lacking in many regions. The continuous exchange, along with unregulated antibiotic use, leads to the ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363852/lack-of-clean-water-sanitation-and-hygienic-controls-in-cambodia-promotes-the-emergence-of-drug-resistant-e-coli/

Ministry calls on people to use water sparingly as the rainy season ends sooner than last year

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology calls on people to use water sparingly, especially people living in remote rural areas far from sources o water because this year’s rainy season ends sooner than last year. ...

Torn Vibol
https://tinyurl.com/24pamwzy

Clean water coverage in Cambodia reaches 80 percent

Cambodia has now achieved 80 percent of clean water supply and the country has set to reach the full coverage by 2025. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501358498/clean-water-coverage-in-cambodia-reaches-80-percent/

Mekong crisis calls for global response: official

Cambodia has called for enhanced international partnerships to tackle pressing issues in the Mekong basin, such as declining water levels, reduced fish stocks and the reverse flow into the Tonle Sap Lake. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/mekong-crisis-calls-global-response-official

MRC releases 2022 report, identify ‘challenges’, outline achievements

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has released its annual report for 2022, which identifies the major transboundary challenges facing the Mekong River Basin while calling for continued cooperation for solutions. “The report documents our multiple achievements over the past year, as well as key challenges ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/mrc-releases-2022-report-identify-challenges-outline-achievements

Tycoon’s company receives 1,247 Hectares along Kep coastal waters for satellite city development

A company linked to tycoon Khun Sear, TP Moral Group, received 1,247 hectares of coastal waters in Kep province to develop a new satellite city and “special tourism zone” according to a March 6 sub-decree signed by former Prime Minister Hun Sen and publicized in ...

Phon Sothyroth
https://cambojanews.com/tycoons-company-receives-1267-hectares-along-kep-coastal-waters-for-satellite-city-development/

Minister asks Japan for flooding support

During a meeting to discuss water resources with officials from the Japanese Embassy in Cambodia, Thor Chetha, the minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, proposed that Japan assist in addressing the nation’s flooding and drought issues. ...

Chea Sokny
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-asks-japan-flooding-support

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